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2 07, 2019

ABARTH 595 ESSEESSE Short blog review.

By | July 2nd, 2019|car news, reviews|0 Comments

Abarth have launched the 595 Esseessee as part of the brand’s 70th birthday celebrations.   What makes this car rather special for me (apart from its 70th Anniversary badges) are the awesome 17inch Supersport Racing white alloys wheels and the extremely comfy Sabelt carbon fibre shell front seats.  Visually, the Italians know how to set my heart [...]

17 06, 2019

THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI TCR. WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? Review.

By | June 17th, 2019|car news, reviews|0 Comments

I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I first saw the Golf GTI TCR.  I wondered if it would be a hardcore road legal racing car or just a marketing ploy? It is inspired by the Golf GTI racing car from the international TCR racing series. One thing’s for certain....this is VW’s swan song [...]

31 05, 2019

DRIVING ONE OF MY CHILDHOOD HERO CARS. THE AUDI UR QUATTRO. Car news.

By | May 31st, 2019|car news|0 Comments

People say that you shouldn’t meet your childhood heroes.  Last week drove one of my childhood “hero cars”....a 1990 Audi UR Quattro! This car belongs to the Audi UK Heritage fleet. I have to say that my emotions were pretty mixed as I walked up to the car with the keys in my hand. This [...]

24 04, 2019

CLIO 197 RENAULTSPORT AND WHY I THINK IT COULD BE ONE OF TODAY’S USEABLE CLASSIC CARS.

By | April 24th, 2019|car news, reviews|0 Comments

Are you thinking of buying or investing in a used car??? Then this (the first in a series of blogs on affordable used cars to purchase) might be of interest to you.  The Clio 197 Renaultsport has all the hallmarks to be an affordable, modern and classic car so read on to find out why. [...]

11 07, 2019

ASTON MARTIN DBS GT ZAGATO. New car news.

By | July 11th, 2019|car news|0 Comments

Aston Martin have released more details of the final production DBS GT Zagato. The stunning car will feature a “Dynamic” front grille. The front grille is made up of 108 individual diamond-shaped carbon fibre pieces.  When the car is stationary the diamond-shaped carbon fibre pieces will be closed.  When the V12 twin-turbo engine is started [...]

9 07, 2019

BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT SETS A NEW RECORD AT PIKES PEAK. New car news.

By | July 9th, 2019|car news|0 Comments

Bentley has set a new record time for a (production car) at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2019. The car used was a Continental GT and driving it was Rhys Millen. The new record time is 10m18.488s. Click on the picture below to see the footage from Ryhs' race helmet camera as he drives [...]

26 06, 2019

MCLAREN RACING WORLD CHAMPION 1976 T-SHIRT.

By | June 26th, 2019|reviews|0 Comments

This blog is a little different from my usual ones....but still with the automotive theme. Those that know me well know that I have a passion for automotive and motor racing inspired fashion. Some of my items are new and others are something vintage that I’ve pulled out of my wardrobe.  So if you are also [...]

24 06, 2019

IT MAYBE TIME TO TURN THE PAGE. PORSCHE TIMELESS HISTORY CALENDAR.

By | June 24th, 2019|reviews|0 Comments

I have a little confession to make. In my house (much to my partner’s dismay) I have, up on the wall, my 2019 Porsche Timeless History Calendar.  For the last 51 days I have left it on the month of May picture. The reason for this is the awesome picture of the 924 Carrera GT. [...]

18 06, 2019

NEW PORSCHE 718 SPYDER AND 718 CAYMAN GT4. New car news.

By | June 18th, 2019|car news|0 Comments

Porsche has revealed the new 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4. Both models use a naturally aspirated 4 litre 6 cylinder engine that produces 420 PS. The engine is based on the new 911 but without the turbo. This engine now produces 35 PS more power than the previous Cayman GT4. The 718 Cayman GT4 [...]